United Arab Emirates: The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah P.S.C. (“RAKBANK”), rated Baa1 by Moody's and BBB+ by Fitch (both with stable outlook), has successfully paid back the outstanding nominal amount of USD 681.67 million on its RAKFunding Cayman Ltd. 5-year USD 800 million bond maturing on 24th June 2019.
RAKBANK had issued USD 500 million bond earlier this year in April 2019 through RAKFunding Cayman Ltd. Proceeds from the issue along with other internal sources were used to pay back the bond maturing in June 2019.
RAKBANK, also known as The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (P.S.C), is one of the UAE’s most dynamic financial institutions. Founded in 1976, it underwent a major transformation in 2001 as it rebranded into RAKBANK and shifted its focus from purely corporate to retail and small business banking. In addition to offering a wide range of Personal Banking services, the Bank increased its lending in the traditional SME, Commercial, and Corporate segment in recent years. The Bank also offers Islamic Banking solutions, via RAKislamic, throughout its 36 branches and its Telephone and Digital Banking channels. RAKBANK is a public joint stock company headquartered in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). For more information, please visit www.rakbank.ae or contact the Call Centre on +9714 213 0000. Alternatively, you can connect with RAKBANK via twitter.com/rakbanklive and facebook.com/rakbank.
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